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General Motors has decided to pull its ad dollars out of the long running reality TV show Survivor. The automaker has supported Survivor since it began airing over 12 seasons ago. GM made the decision to get off the island about three months ago and claims it has nothing to do with the controversy surrounding the show's upcoming 13th season. Survivor: Cook Islands will have contestants divided by race into teams, which is obviously drawing the ire of many a social activist. A GM spokesperson, ho

We have returned home from our trip to Chicago to find an inbox full of tips from surprised readers who are planted in front of their TVs with mouths agape at what they are watching: a marathon on the Discovery Channel featuring the U.K. version of Top Gear. Jeremy Clarkson and the boys in all their glory are on our telles right now. It started at 7PM Thursday evening and will end with the last show airing at 2AM Friday morning. Though the DSC Channel is airing eight episodes, three of them are

We all noticed the conspicuous absence of Top Gear on the Discovery Channel after the show enjoyed a short stint on the channel. According to a recent article in the last issue of Top Gear, the show’s disappearance was due in large part to the fact that DC began shooting a pilot for an American version of Top Gear. The U.S. version differs from the original U.K. in a few areas, including three new hosts, a studio in which to film and a proper track around which to punish autos. The always